classic route in cusco to machu picchuSalkantay Trek 5 Days—Dramatic landscapes, breathtaking vistas, Incan ruins and trails crowning the mountains, and three nights camping under a starry night sky make this 5-day Salkantay trek one of the most treasured for hikers the world over to reach Machu Picchu. Live and enjoy our adventures differently than the conventional Salkantay Trek tour operators, our style is staying at proper tents in wilderness areas away from crowds to savor the nature and a genuine adventure to Machu Picchu.
Witness the great Salkantay Mountain (20,595 feet) which means Untamed, embracing its majestic sceneries as you make your way to the sacred city of Machu Picchu through the picturesque routes that go from the highlands to the Amazon jungle; besides, on this trip, you will trek in the shadows of this impressive mountain, and you will be right beside the rugged Salkantay snow-capped peak, getting until 15,193 feet, then to immerse into the cloud forest to admire their unique beauty on landscapes dominated by snow-capped peaks, crossed by mighty rivers. For centuries, Andean people have worshiped the mountains as gods, which they call Apus, and Salkantay Mountain in particular one of the highest peaks in Peru, and the second highest peak in Cusco region has been venerated by locals since immemorial time. Therefore, mountains have played a central role in the astrology and spirituality of Andean cultures past and present, and you’ll live this fascinating experience on Salkantay trek 5 days. Salkantay trek 5 days is tailored to make the most out of every moment, which means you’ll be totally satisfied. And if you are not, it is probably just because you haven’t eaten enough guinea pig.